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Veronica name meaning

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658
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in 2010
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What does the name Veronica mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Veronica

User Submitted Origins

Latin
42%
Spanish
25%
English
24%
Greek
4%
Arabic
3%
African
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Canada says the name Veronica means "True image, She who brings victory".
  2. A user from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Veronica is of Greek origin and means "The name Veronica means 'she who brings victory; true image'".
  3. A user from Kentucky, U.S. says the name Veronica is of Latin origin and means "she who brings victory; true image".
  4. 2 people from Illinois, U.S. agree the name Veronica means "She who brings victory".
  5. According to a user from Massachusetts, U.S., the name Veronica is of Hebrew origin and means "'True image', 'pure', 'fair of face', 'beautiful face'".
  6. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Veronica is of Greek origin and means "Latin alteration of BERENICE, the spelling influenced by the ecclesiastical Latin phrase vera icon meaning 'true image'".
  7. According to 3 people from the United States and Australia, the name Veronica is of Latin / Italian origin and means "True image".
  8. A user from Australia says the name Veronica is of Native American origin and means "Good woman. victory of the truth of heaven".
  9. A user from Colorado, U.S. says the name Veronica is of Mexican origin and means "True self always says what she thinks".
  10. According to a user from Argentina, the name Veronica means "Victory of the Truth of Heaven".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ve*ron"i*ca
Senses
  1. A portrait or representation of the face of our Savior on the alleged handkerchief of Saint Veronica, preserved at Rome; hence, a representation of this portrait, or any similar representation of the face of the Savior. Formerly called also Vernacle, and Vernicle.
  2. [Bot] A genus of scrophulariaceous plants; the speedwell. See Speedwell.

Note: ☞ Several herbaceous species are common in both Europe and America, most of which have small blue flowers. A few shrubby species from New Zealand are sometimes found in cultivation.

Etymology: [LL.; -- so called from Veronica, a woman who, according to an old legend, as Christ was carrying the cross, wiped his face with a cloth, which received an impression of his countenance; Veronica is fr. MGr. Beroni`kh, fr. Macedonian Bereni`kh, for Gr. Fereni`kh, literally, carrying off victory, victorious

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Any plant of the genus Veronica
Wiktionary

Latin form of Berenice, from Ancient Greek Φερενίκη (Phereníkē). Influenced by the Church Latin phrase vera icon ("true image") associated with the legend of the veil of Saint Veronica, who wiped the face of Jesus on the way to Calvary and left an imprint.

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek.

Veronica was also found in the following language(s): Translingual, Latin, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, and Tagalog

Notable Persons Named Veronica

Notable Persons Named Veronica

Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake was an actress. Her career lasted from 1939 to 1954. Veronica was given the name Constance Frances Marie Ockelman on November 14th, 1922 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Veronica is also known as Constance Keane and Connie Keane. She left this life on July 7th, 1973.

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Veronica Avluv

Veronica was given the name Robin Carol Simpson on November 23rd, 1972 in Rowlett, Texas, U.S.

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Veronica Sinclair

Veronica Sinclair is a comics character.

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Veronica Cartwright

Veronica Cartwright is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1958. Veronica was given the name Veronica A. Cartwright on April 20th, 1949 in Bristol, England, U.K.

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Veronica Lodge

Veronica Lodge is a fictional character.

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Ronnie Spector

Ronnie Spector is a rock music, pop music, rhythm, and blues musician. She has had major accomplishments since 1959. Ronnie was given the name Veronica Yvette Bennett on August 10th, 1943 in East Harlem, New York City, New York, U.S.

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  • Veronica Roth
    Novelist
  • Veronica Taylor
    Voice Actress
  • Veronica Hamel
    Actress
  • Veronica Franco
    Writer
  • Veronica Cooper
    Actress
  • Veronica Echegui
    Actress
  • Veronica Belmont
  • Veronica Mars
    Barista at Java the Hut
  • Veronica Rayne
  • Veronica Webb
    Model
  • Noemi
    Singer-songwriter
  • Veronica Maggio
    Singer-songwriter
  • Veronica Carlson
    Actor
  • Verónica Forqué

Notable Persons With the Last Name Veronica

Notable Persons With the Last Name Veronica

Saint Veronica

Saint Veronica was a saint. Saint was born in 1 in Caesarea Philippi or Jerusalem, Judea. She passed away in 1.

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Mayra Verónica

Mayra Verónica is a model, actress, singer, recording artist, tv personality, and model (people). Mayra was given the name Mayra Verónica Aruca Rodríguez on August 20th, 1980 in Havana, Cuba.

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Veronica

Veronica is a bhangra (music), music of punjab, filmi, hip hop music, rhythm, blues, and pop music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1996 to present. Veronica was born in Belfast.

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Nina Olivette

Nina was given the name Elizabeth Margaret Veronica in 1911 in New York City. She died on February 21st, 1971.

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Master of Saint Veronica

Master was born in 1400. He left this life in 1420.

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Bisi Komolafe

Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to 2012. Bisi was given the name Bisi Komolafe Veronica in 1986 in Ibadan. She passed away on December 31st, 2012.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Veronica U.S.
  White 17.48% 64.26%
  African American 3.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 77.36% 16.26%

Of Last Name Veronica

People with the last name Veronica are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Veronica

  • What name lists does Veronica rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Veronica? Veronica is the 348th most popular name of all time. As a last name Veronica was the 34,427th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Veronica have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 219,975 babies born with the first name Veronica in the United States. That's more than enough people named Veronica to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Veronica? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 14 new born babies.
  • When was Veronica first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Veronica is Wednesday, December 28th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Veronica born? The highest recorded use of the first name Veronica was in 1980 with a total of 4,381 babies. That's a lot of babies named Veronica!
  • Random Veronica Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Veronica ranks 29th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 64 babies in New Mexico have the same name in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Veronica: The name spelled backwards is Acinorev. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nvreacio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Veronica? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 658 people with the last name Veronica.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Veronica? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Veronica as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Veronica name meaning

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